The best restaurants in Epernay, our good addresses to eat in the capital of Champagne

You either have a sweet tooth or you don’t… but we do! And that’s good news, because our Champagne region is full of good French restaurants where you can eat divinely, from Michelin star restaurants to bar food. So, we wanted to offer you a little gastronomic guided tour of the best restaurants in and around Epernay, Champagne. Well, the best dining experiences recommended by us anyway!

If you have decided to visit Epernay in the Champagne region, France (a very good idea), here are our tips on finding good places to eat in and around Epernay in the order of our preferences, restaurants that we like and that we recommend.

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Why Not – Epernay

Restaurant in Epernay

This is for us one of the best restaurants in Epernay. Why Not is located in the city centre and offers high quality French gastronomic cuisine. With menus at around 39 euros and a wide choice of wines, Why Not is great value if you want to treat yourself to some of the best food and wine during your stay in the capital of Champagne. This restaurant offers splendid food and excellent service!

Tip: As this restaurant in Epernay is very popular and often fully booked, it is highly recommended to make your table reservation as early as possible, especially during peak periods.

Restaurant in Épernay: Why Not

Le Clos Corbier – Mareuil-sur-Ay

Restaurant in Mareuil-sur-Ay – 13km from Epernay

If you’re searching for the best restaurant in Epernay and around, don’t hesitate to venture a few extra kilometers to Le Clos Corbier, located in Mareuil-sur-Aÿ. Just 13 km from the heart of Epernay, this place is a true gem for those seeking an oenotouristic experience.

At Le Clos Corbier, the focus is not only on tasting delicious local cuisine but also on providing an immersive experience in the world of Champagne.

For only 25 euros, you can enjoy a unique menu filled with 100% local Champenois products. And for 50 euros, experience a perfect harmony between food and wine, highlighting Champagne, Bouzy rouge, and Ratafia, specialties of our region. Le Clos Corbier is the ideal place to discover Champenois gastronomy, whether you’re in a couple or in a group (up to 30 people). Don’t wait any longer to book your table and live a memorable experience!

Just a small reminder for those planning a visit to Le Clos Corbier: this is not a traditional restaurant with a full menu. Here, you will discover a unique menu that showcases local products. You will also have the option to add charcuterie and cheese boards.

Lunch Weekend en Champagne - cellar visit - great experience in vineyard - LeClos Corbier - best restaurant around Epernay

Rotisserie Henry 4 – Ay-Champagne

Restaurant in Ay-Champagne – 5 kilometers from Epernay

The small village of Ay-Champagne, located 5 minutes from Epernay by car, is one of the must-see dining experiences during a weekend in Champagne. So don’t miss out on a meal at the Rotisserie Henry 4 restaurant. An address not to be missed, which combines generous cuisine, an excellent wine list and quality service. The plus: a magnificent interior with a large veranda and an absolutely brilliant terrace to enjoy the fine French weather! The service can sometimes lack warmth. Additionally, it’s important to highlight that the prices are relatively high.

Avarum – Ay-Champagne

Restaurant in Ay-Champagne – 5 kilometers from Epernay

Another very good address in the village of Ay-Champagne, Avarum is a very nice restaurant which offers refined cuisine that combines modernity and tradition. The restaurant also offers aperitif formulas based on planks for more conviviality. And to go even further, not just a restaurant, Avarum is also a grocery shop with great local food products to discover!

Restaurant in Ay-Champagne: Avarum

– Epernay

Restaurant in Epernay

Ah, Epernay! This town is a true gem for lovers of fine food and champagne. If you’re on the hunt for the best restaurants in Epernay, let me introduce you to a little wonder that recently opened its doors: L’Oben.

Tucked just a stone’s throw from the heart of Epernay, L’Oben is the brainchild of Loïc and Benjamin, whose first names combine to christen this delightful establishment. The service is impeccable, everything is homemade with fresh ingredients, and you’re welcomed into a warm and friendly atmosphere.

The intimate and inviting dining room can accommodate up to 26 guests, creating an exclusive and sociable atmosphere. The average price of a dish at L’Oben is 25 euros. The menu, which changes regularly, features fresh and local ingredients for a new experience with each visit. Exceptional value for money for one of the best restaurants in Epernay, where everything is homemade.

  • Tel: + 33 9 50 05 06 29
  • Address: 19 Rue de Reims, 51200 Epernay
  • Closed on: Tuesday / Wednesday lunch / Sunday evening
  • Lunch Set Menu: 22 euros (starter, main course, and dessert)
  • Average Price of a Dish: 25 euros
  • Reservation is highly recommended

Le Bec Fin – Bouzy

Restaurant in Bouzy – 18 km from Epernay

In my quest to discover the best restaurants around Epernay, I had the pleasure of visiting Le Bec Fin in Bouzy. This establishment truly earns its place among the culinary stars of the region. With a modest-sized menu that still delights every palate, Le Bec Fin is a delightful discovery.

The 34-euro menu (starter, main course, and dessert) at Le Bec Fin is a true celebration of local cuisine. The options always reflect the seasonality and quality of regional products. And here’s another reason why Le Bec Fin is an excellent choice: their expertise in pairing food and wine. Do ask for their recommendations. You’ll find that each dish is a discovery, each pairing a renewed pleasure.

The ambiance at Le Bec Fin is warm and welcoming, complemented by an impressive wine list. All set in a truly pleasant environment. This restaurant is a prime destination for those seeking a great meal near Epernay. Don’t forget to book your table to ensure a spot in this gastronomic gem!

Restaurant le Bec Fin Bouzy around Epernay
Restaurant le Bec Fin Bouzy around Epernay

Le P’tit Champenois – Epernay

Restaurant in Epernay

When dining at Le P’tit Champenois in Epernay, prepare yourself for a culinary experience where quality and generosity are paramount. The portions are hearty, and each dish is a delight for the taste buds. Simple, good, and satisfying – that’s the best way to describe this restaurant.

Best restaurant Epernay Le P'tit Champenois
in Champagne region

Sacré Bistro – Epernay

Restaurant in Epernay

Back to the city centre of Epernay to present you the Sacré Bistrot, THE place to go if you want to enjoy a good gourmet burger! The restaurant offers a modern and trendy but accessible cuisine, a menu focused on typical bar or bistro food and a fine French wine list.
Expect an average price of 40 euros for a menu including a starter, main course, and dessert.

La Pomme d’or – Epernay

Restaurant in Epernay

Here is a well known institution in Epernay, the restaurant La Pomme d’Or welcomes you in an “English Pub” atmosphere with large bay windows which look directly on the epernay “captive” balloon. You can eat French-style brasserie cuisine, parmentier, burger, tartar etc, all on the menu.

Au petit fourneau – Epernay

Restaurant in Epernay

In an old-fashioned decoration that does not look like much, the restaurant Au petit fourneau offers simple cuisine with excellent value for money. With menus starting at 15 euros, the restaurant specialises in “Patates garnies”, beautiful potatoes cooked in the oven and decorated in various ways. On sunny days you can enjoy your food on the small sunny terrace.

  • Address: 31 rue de l’Hôpital Auban-Moët, Epernay, France
  • Tel: 03 26 32 44 74
  • Website:

Le 19cent60 – Ay-Champagne


In our quest for the culinary gems of the region, overlooking 19cent60 in Ay-Champagne would be a mistake. Sometimes, what one craves is a straightforward, welcoming place with good food, and that’s precisely what this small brasserie offers. With just 20 seats, the atmosphere is intimate and friendly, ensuring personal attention to each guest. The modest menu is designed to please every palate, featuring simple yet delicious dishes like their unforgettable homemade fries. It’s the perfect spot for a culinary break during your exploration of Ay, offering a genuine moment of gastronomic relaxation. Do not miss this charming address for a most enjoyable lunch.

Restaurant ay-champagne le 19cent60

La Banque – Epernay

Restaurant in Epernay

Go to the former Banque de France buildings for this brasserie which offers generous dishes of French gastronomy. The setting is truly exceptional and worth the diversions to spend a beautiful gastronomic evening in a place full of history!

Best restaurants in 
Epernay the Capital of Champagne

La table du 18 – Tours-sur-Marne

Restaurant at Tours-sur-Marne

If you’re looking for a restaurant just a few minutes from Epernay that wilL provide an unforgettable culinary experience, be sure to check out “La Table du 18“. Personally, I’m a huge fan of this restaurant and go there regularly.

The staff always welcomes you with a smile and goes out of their way to make sure you have a wonderful time. The dishes are flavourful and generous, featuring quality fresh ingredients that showcase French cuisine in all its best. The setting is also very pleasant, with an intimate and comfortable atmosphere.

One of the things I love most about La Table du 18 is that the menu changes regularly. This means you can go back frequently 😉

At the helm of the kitchen is Chef César, who skillfully orchestrates each dish. He offers quality traditional French cuisine, with delicious dishes that highlight local and seasonal products. The kitchen is completely open, allowing you to see him at work and whetting your appetite with the delicious aroma of the dishes coming out of his kitchen.

Tip: be aware that La Table du 18 is in high demand, so it’s essential to book your table in advance to guarantee a spot.

  • Address: 5 place Auguste Chauvet, Tours-sur-Marne
  • Tel: 03 26 52 06 18
  • Website:
Best restaurants in Epernay - Champagne region - where to eat well in epernay
Best restaurants in Epernay - Champagne region - where to eat well in epernay
Best restaurants in Epernay - Champagne region - where to eat well in epernay
Best restaurants in Epernay - Champagne region - where to eat well in epernay

Le Kitsh Café – Epernay

Café in Epernay

If you are looking for a good place to have a tea or a cake in the afternoon, go to the Kistch Café in the centre of Epernay. A really nice address with a cosy atmosphere, a nice terrace and excellent pastries. It is possible to eat there at lunchtime, which we tried: they make such appetizing bowls! And the cupcakes are great!

  • Address: 4 rue Saint-Rémy, Epernay, France
  • Tel: 03 26 54 96 58
  • Website:

As you may have noticed, people don’t come to our region only to taste Champagne! We hope that you will find in this guide of the best restaurants in Epernay, addresses that will please your taste buds during your stay in the Champagne region! These are our local tips, but there really are restaurants, bars and cafes to suit all tastes and budgets. There is a great gastronomic offer in our region and it would be a shame not to take advantage of it!

After a delightful meal at one of the best restaurants in Epernay, why not discover the ideal places to enjoy a drink in the area?

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